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Parks Victoria statement on passing of Oxfam Trailwalker participant

Saturday 20 April, 2013

Parks Victoria joins Oxfam Australia in expressing our sadness at the passing of a participant in the Trailwalker Melbourne this weekend.

We send our sincere condolences to the participants family and to those affected by this sad news. Oxfam Australia has arranged counselling for anyone affected on 1300 360 364.


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